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CNN
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am EDT
states to our special cover of the disaster in japan. there are new reports a third reactor in fukushima may be in trouble. authorities say the cooling system on daiichi's number two reactor has stopped working and pressure is building up. this follows a fresh blast in the area that houses reactor number three. six people were injured in that explosion. the likely cause was a hydrogen buildup. radiation contamination levels are being tested. they did rise after the incident but the chief cabinet secretary says he does not believe there is a leak. 2,000 bodies have been found in two locations in miyagi prefecture. 1,600 deaths are confirmed with 2,000 injured, at least 1700 people are missing. more on the compromised nuclear power plant in fukushima. the cooling system of reactor two stopped working today and pressure has been building up inside. this marks the third reactor in trouble there. matthew chance is in moscow to explain the differences. matthew, first of all, there have been concerns. people living in the area don't believe what they are being told by the safety agencies there
CNN
Mar 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
with the latest nuclear developments out of japan's tsunami disaster zone. officials have been concerned over radiation levels at the damaged plant in fukushima. they hit dangerous highs on monday and have now dropped back to where the government says they're no longer threat to human health. there have been explosions, though at the reactors number one, two, and three. authorities say water levels are now stable at reactors one and three. the fire is now out at number four. however, reactor number two the still may be in trouble with a new explosion there this tuesday. and questions about whether the containment vessel is breached. there's a no-fly zone in 30 kilometers within the plant. the plant's owners have ordered all but 50 of their workers to leave. and officials say at least 500 people remain within the evacuation zone. here is japan's chief cabinet secretary on what precautions residents should be taking. >> translator: please keep the windows shut. do not use ventilation. and if you are to hang your laundry, please keep them indoors. and the further away you move from the power pla
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
killed, but some fear the death toll -- >>> a massive and historic earthquake hits japan, and it is creating devastation across the country this morning. >> the pictures are just astounding. a massive wall of water pushing aside everything in its path. farmland flooded for miles, dragging along homes, cars, boats. these are some of the most stunning pictures as you see that wall of water just washing over farmland far inland from the coast of japan. good morning. this is special coverage this morning of "american morning" on this friday, march 11th. it's 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. 7:00 p.m. in tokyo. we're following breaking news in japan after an 8.9 magnitude quake hits and triggers a massive 13-foot tsunami. >> the rescue operation is under way right now, but also happening right now a lot of warnings are in place, tsunami warnings for at least 20 countries. and hawaii and the west coast of the u.s. under warnings as well. let me tell you about this quake. a devastating one, one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded. it was an 8.9 magnitude quake. it hit off
CNN
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
are watching "world one." >>> coming up, one week after japan was hit by an earthquake and then a tsunami, efforts to stop nuclear reactors from overheating are going ahead nonstop. >>> a moment of silence in the tsunami zone, over 6,000 people are now known to have died, and over 10,000 are still missing. >>> and for the people who have survived, life still tough. not only homeless, many of them are also short of basic necessities. >>> we begin in libya where rebels desperate for help have been given help after an historic vote at the u.n. the future of libya remains uncertain, but the international community has spoken and the message could be a game-changer for moammar gadhafi. richard roth has details on the diplomatic action from new york. >> reporter: it was a dramatic cliff hanger, susan rice had to work the phones to win enough support for passage of a resolution authorizing a no-fly zone over libya backed by military force. >> this resolution should send a strong message to colonel gadhafi and his regime that the violence must stop, the killing must stop, and the people of libya
CNN
Mar 16, 2011 5:00am EDT
." >> there are more setbacks in japan's battle to prevent a nuclear meltdown. another fire was discovered in the number four reactor wednesday at the fukushima daiichi power station damaged by last week's earthquake. officials tell us this fire can no longer be seen. it caused radiation to spike to about 167 the level people are no normally exposed to in a year. that's according to the international atomic energy agency. all six reactors are now experiencing problems. they've been hydrogen gas explosions in reactors one, two and three, and authorities believe there may have been a breach of the containment vessel in the third react are tore. readings near the plant's front gate are fluctuating by the hour but the chief cabinet secretary says, as we just heard there, it's currently not a risk to people's health. >>> and, meanwhile, power station staff who are critical to the operation at the daiichi plant have returned. they were forced out early wednesday when radiation readings shot up to dangerous levels. well, the united nations nuclear watchdog says about 150 people around the site ha
CNN
Mar 17, 2011 5:00am EDT
>>> the race to cool down an overheating nuclear reactor, japan sends in helicopters to douse it with water. >>> with radiation levels dangerously high water cannons are brought in to try to prevent a meltdown. >> it is 6:00 p.m. in tokyo, 5:00 a.m. anita rajpal. >> and i'm in abob dab by. heading for the exit. foreign visitors, they're packing their bags. >> there are still some places devastated by the tsunami that no rescue teams have reached as the snow comes down. skwap's winter weather makes life even harder for the survivors. >>> moammar gadhafi's troops gain ground from the rebels as diplomats outside libya consider a no-fly zone. >>> but first japan's race to prevent a nuclear castastrophe. workers are using everything they've got to try to regain control of the most badly damaged reactor. they could be exposing themselves to radiation but officials say they can't afford to pull emergency staff out of the complex. the recovery effort at the fukushima plant interred a new phase. helicopters dropping 7.5 tons of seawater on the number 3 reactor to stop fuel rods from ov
CNN
Mar 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
'm monita rajpal. >> and i'm zain verjee. ahead a fresh earthquake shakes japan's nuclear plant as work goes on to cool down an overheating reactor. >> change could be on its way in syria after days of deadly protests. the government is expected to lift the state of emergency. >> miami's big three celebrate after a big night. the details in our sports update. >>> first, rebel fighters are advancing on gadhafi's hometown sirte and libyan state tv says it was bombed overnight and suggests government forces are keeping the rebels at a distance from the city for now. that despite an early report in which a source claimed anti-government fighters took sirte. rebels appear to capture key towns from loyalists. ras lanuf and elal brega seems be in their hands. here is the scene last night in the capital tripoli. our correspondent there says he heard six explosions followed by bursts of anti-aircraft fire. >> international forces continue to strike libyan targets over the weekend and nato says it is taking over full control of allied operations. it's now going to oversee the no-fly zone, an arms emba
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
much. >>> this is "world one" live from london. the search for loved ones continues in japan. >> translator: no matter what's happened to him, i just want him back, my child should come home to me. i need to find him. >> we meet a mother who lost everything but still managed to find hope. ♪ ♪ one, two, three, four ♪ you say ♪ flip it over and replay ♪ we'll make everything okay ♪ walk together the right way ♪ do, do, do, do [ male announcer ] ylord of the carry-on.. sovereign of the security line. you never take an upgrade for granted. and you rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i deserve this. [ male announcer ] you do, business pro. you do. go national. go like a pro. ♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have an allergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms and works when you need it most. benadryl®. you can't pause life. >>> welcome back. we want to get you a quick upd
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 5:00am EST
strikes off the coast of japan sending tremors all the way to tokyo. >>> i just broke into a house and the owners came home. >> you broke into a house? >> we bring you a 911 call with the difference. >>> we begin this hour with libyan leader moammar gadhafi. as civil war rages, he has taken to the air waves to deliver another rambling speech. he told his supporters the rebels who have taken control of parts of the country are "traitors." he talked up the libyan standard of living saying it was the envy of many in the world and urging his country men to stand up and defend it. and he repeated his claim that al qaeda is to blame for unrest in libya saying it has drugged young people to get them to fight. >> they don't understand economic politics, sociology, technology, in order to be used for the welfare of humanity. they want to destroy our great industrial labor, our technology, bridges. those things for them is good. they have -- their good action is to destroy the -- our culture, our schools, our hospitals. they consider themselves and other people are all infidels. those are th
CNN
Mar 30, 2011 5:00am EDT
in japan, more fears as the damaged nuclear plant spike at 3,000 times the normal level. >>> rebels in libya face more setbacks in the push against moammar gadhafi's forces. u.s. president barack obama says he will not rule out arming the rebels. >>> a decisive moment in syria, the world is waiting to hear what the president will say one day after his cabinet quit. bashar assad will "face the nation" and has been lying low after two weeks of violent clashes between security forces and anti-government protests. thousands have been killed. and they poured into the capital tuesday. it is said the president could be about to lift the emergency law in place since 1963. he will bring you the address live as soon as it begins. >> right now, we're joined by hala gorani. you interviewed the spokesman from the embassy. good to see you. did he say anything about what we can expect bashar to say? >> we have spoken to embassy members and others and we are expecting bashar al-assad to lift the state of emergency that has been in place longer than he has been alive, 1962, the baathi baathi baathis
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
is not yet over. firefighters are still trying to cool down nuclear reactors at japan's damaged power plant but the smoke shows there is still nor work to do. >>> young and old demonstrate in yemen. now the president seems to be looking for a peaceful exit strategy. >>> and just take a look at this video for a few seconds. can you guess what it is they're building and why? we'll tell you the answer a little bit later in our show. >>> we begin this hour in libya where rebels fighting moammar gadhafi say his forces are continuing to attack despite the government announcing a cease-fire. an opposition spokesman in the town of misrata told cnn it's been heavily bombarded with more than 60 people killed in the past four days. over tripoli the international coalition against colonel gadhafi continued efforts to enforce a no-fly zone. these were the scenes last night. antiaircraft fire was heard in the skies over the capital. the head of u.s. forces in the region says, progress so far has been, quote, very effective. no libyan aircraft have been seen since allied operations began at the weekend. o
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
>> narrator: this is cnn breaking news. >>> we want to take you straight now to tokyo in japan where the chief cabinet secretary is giving an update on the situation there in the nuclear facility in fukushima daiichi. >> very small probability that it will harm human health. that is the view of the experts. therefore, i would like to ask you to behave and act calmly. that is the first request i would like to make. however, still, we are observing that there are many that have these readings. therefore, based on the law, the prime minister, who is heading the nuclear disaster management headquarters for certain items. we have instructed to stop shipping of certain products. the items were determined based on the data that we have gained until now. and, also, for the area, the sco scope. because most of the products are named on prefecture names only, we have looked at those fact and decided to instruct that spinach and spinach-like vegetables from -- also, we haven't been able to monitor this, but from -- we believe fukushima also because it's very close to the nuclear power pla
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 5:00am EDT
syria. and this is one we'll keep our eye on as the unrest continue. >>> more alarming news out of japan. the race continues to prevent a nuclear meltdown. but now a contamination crisis. we'll be live in tokyo for that story. >>> plus, going, going, gone. the city that's lost 1/4 of its population in the last decade. you know what city that is? well, find out why all these people are leaving a little later in our show. [ woman ] when you want a bank that travels with you. with you when you're ready for the next move. [ male announcer ] now that wells fargo and wachovia have come together, what's in it for you? unprecedented strength, the stability of the leading community bank in the nation and with 12,000 atms and thousands of branches, we're with you in more ways and places than ever before. with you when you want the most from your bank. [ male announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. with you whever seen anythingst frolikeme neither. it's beneful incredibites. made with wholesome grains, real beef, even carrots and peas. you love the smaller-size, easy-to-chew kibbles, and i
CNN
Mar 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
support for syria's president assad. >>> more trouble at the japan fukushima nuclear plant. a plutonium leak and tons of contaminated water are the latest hazards. >> good news out of denmark. watch this. >> yeah! >> yes! >> delight for police searching for a missing 3-year-old as news comes in that he's been found. >>> we begin with the crisis in libya and foreign ministers from more than 40 countries are meeting in london today to talk about how libya can move ahead without moammar gadhafi. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton's going to be there, so will the british prime minister david cameron and the u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon. there will be a strong showing from the arab world with representatives from qatar, jordan, lebanon, iraq, morocco and tunisia. the talks are coming at a really critical time for libya, an uprising that began in mid-february snow balled into a civil war and there's no end in sight just yet. rebel fighters are slowly forcing back gadhafi loyalists and advancing toward the capital tripoli. the closer they get, the more resistance they meet. u.s. pre
CNN
Mar 31, 2011 5:00am EDT
to the brink of civil war. >>> and fears grow in japan as radiation levels at the fukushima power plant skyrocket. >>> quite the post match celebration. an estimated 1 billion people tune in to watch india and pakistan battle it out for a place in the cricket world cup final. >>> we begin this hour in libya, where the focus is on who might be next to defect from moammar gadhafi's regime following the resignation of one of his closest advisors, foreign minister moussa koussa is now in the uk. he's no longer willing to represent the gadhafi regime. his defection is a boost to those hoping to topple gadhafi's nearly 42 year rule. his departure comes as an intelligence source admits to cnn cia is operating inside libya, gathering information to get a better sense of the political and military situation there. on the ground, fighting is continuing to rage between rebels and gadhafi forces and the opposition has retreated between bin jawad and ras lanuf, losing much of the territory they regained. rebels try to recover from their loss. >> reporter: to say this front is fluid is a serious unde
CNN
Mar 8, 2011 5:00am EST
in japan have been ordered to stop immunizing infants with two vaccines around the world. they are temporarily suspended. investigators are checking to see if they played a role in recent deaths. both companies say their vaccines are safe. >>> on monday, cnn launched a pretty ambitious yearlong initiative aimed at raising awareness of slavery with our unmatched global reach and resources, cnn's going to shine a spotlight on the horrors of slavery in the present day and really give victims a voice. so what defines slavery? >> if we try to define it, you know, to me slavery means one person who is completely under the control of another person, that they use violence to maintain that control, that they exploit them, make money out of them, and that the person just can't walk away. it's impossible for them to walk away. and those are the fundamental criteria really of what slavery's always been about through all of human history. >> even people who manage to escape slavery can really find it hard to move on. cnn's david mackenzie met people struggling to get back to normal a
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